Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins

Thin ridges on Mars could have been formed in a number of different ways and Laura Kerber of JPL has made it her mission to find all the different types of polygon ridges on the planet. The full article is here: via Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars Have Diverse Origins | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership... Continue Reading →

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Curiosity About Mud Cracks on Mars

  These mud cracks on Mars are a source of excitement as they may have been made from drying mud eons ago. Read the full article: via Mars Rover Curiosity Examines Possible Mud Cracks | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on material - Credit NASA

ESA – Week In Images

There;s some really cool stuff in the week of pictures from ESA, with a detailed hi res image of part of the Martian surface from Mars Express, a false colour image of Iceland glaciers and a Galaxy bursting with new stars there's some real treats. Click on the link below for more. via Week In... Continue Reading →

ESA – Week In Images

As usual I'm posting the week's images from ESA. There are spectacular images of solar flares, Mars from the Express orbiter and a close up of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Click the link for the full image seat and details. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - credit ESA.

ESA – Week In Images

There are some good pictures from ESa this week, I like this first one in particular, of the Dragon capsule chasing after ISS. Enjoy them and the rest in the link! via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No Ownership claimed on images - Credit ESA

Mars Ancient Mega Tsunami’s

Tha Martian landscape, which scientists believe was scarred by giant waves (NASA/PA) Over recent years we've become increasingly aware of natural disasters which can affect us well over and above normal disasters. Super Volcanoes is one and Mega Tsunami's are another. But recent findings on Mars suggest that asteroids impacts on Mars may have created... Continue Reading →

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